Decision 0228S – State of California (Department of Developmental Services) (Monsoor)
Decision Date: July 28, 1982
Decision Type: PERB Decision
Perc Vol: 6
Perc Index: 13173
202.01000 – In General; Statutory Definition
Employees organized to promote issue of on-grounds housing constitute an employee organization because group has as its central focus, the representation of employees on an employment-related matter. In order to constitute an "employee organization" it is not necessary for group of employees to have a formal structure, seek exclusivity, or be concerned with all aspects of the employment relationship; p. 8.
300.01000 – In General
Participation in an employee organization of tenant-employees constituted protected activity; employees were organized for the purpose of representation concerning a matter of employer-employee relations. "Representation concerning a matter of employer-employee relations" is not limited to those matters within the scope of representation.